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Haye: Klitschko is the best in the world

David Haye said on Monday that Vladimir Klitschko is the best fighter in the world but still believes he could beat him in a re-match after losing their world heavyweight unification bout.

The Ukrainian outclassed the Briton to win a unanimous points decision over 12 rounds to add Haye’s WBA title to the WBO, IBF and IBO belts he already held.

Haye later explained he could not unleash his “Hayemaker” on Klitschko because a broken little toe on his right foot meant he could not balance or launch himself properly.

He told talkSPORT radio: “Whenever you have injuries, the last thing you do is tell your opponent because he’ll aim for that.

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S&P warning adds default threat to Greece’s bailout woes

Greece would likely be in default if it follows a debt rollover plan pushed by French banks, S&P warned on Monday, deepening the pain of a bailout that one European official said will cost Athens sovereignty and jobs.

European politicians and bankers had expressed confidence last week that the French proposal would not trigger a default, but ratings agency Standard & Poor’s said it would involve losses to debt holders, most likely earning Greece a “selective default” rating. (S&P statement )

“It is our view that each of the two financing options described in the (French banks’) proposal would likely amount to a default under our criteria,” S&P said.

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